Revisiting the Toronto Raptors’ Trade for Kawhi Leonard

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We’re continuing our series of articles revisiting past deals by analyzing the Toronto Raptors’ trade for Kawhi Leonard. In just the past month, we’ve broken down the Houston Rockets trading for James Harden, who has now reunited with Daryl Morey with the Philadelphia 76ers; the Boston Celtics’ ill-fated trade for Kyrie Irving; the historically-significant Luka […] READ MORE


Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors Series Recap

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The Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Toronto Raptors in six games after a triumphant 132-97 victory on Thursday night. Toronto made a run after being down 3-0, but eventually, Philadelphia’s star power was too much to handle. Joel Embiid dropped 33 points and 10 boards in game six, while Tyrese Maxey and James Harden combined for 47 points and 23 […] READ MORE


Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors Playoff Preview

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It’s a classic four-seed versus five-seed faceoff. Time and time again these series produce the most enticing outcomes, and this one should be no different. The Philadelphia 76ers boast the home-court advantage and hold two of the league’s biggest stars. The Toronto Raptors are deep and very experienced, especially after winning the title a short […] READ MORE


Toronto Raptors – Contenders or Pretenders?

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Today I will bring your attention to the Toronto Raptors as we continue the series of articles on Last Word on Basketball detailing the playoff prospects of each team still in contention for an NBA Championship in 2022. Toronto Raptors – Contenders or Pretenders? The first thing I would like to remind everyone is it was […] READ MORE


NBA Eastern Conference: A Play-In Fiasco

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As the All-Star break approaches, the seeding race for the playoffs continues to heat up. The NBA Eastern Conference is home to the reigning champions in the Milwaukee Bucks, and a number of solid teams up in the standings such as the Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, and the surprising Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s more […] READ MORE


Top Ten Power Forwards Entering the 2021-2022 Season

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In today’s NBA, the power forward position is richly filled with some of the most dynamic players. The skillsets of these players range from shooting to defending, passing to finishing. In this article, we will take a look at the top ten power forwards entering the 2021-2022 season. Check out the top ten point guards […] READ MORE




Three NBA Trades that Can Still Happen

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The NBA offseason has definitely slowed down since the draft and the free agent frenzy this summer. With tip-off a little over a month away, and teams beginning to get together for practice, plenty of front offices will be looking to improve. Don’t be surprised if rumors begin swirling again soon, as the NBA is […] READ MORE


Golden State Warriors have the Pieces for a Major Trade

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According to John Hollinger of the Athletic, there’s a belief around the league that the Golden State Warriors are willing to dangle James Wiseman and the seventh overall pick in the 2021 Draft for players who will immediately upgrade their roster. One name to watch, as mentioned by Hollinger, is Pascal Siakam. The Warriors are built […] READ MORE